Definition of Trisula
1. trisul [n -S] - See also: trisul
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trisula
Literary usage of Trisula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fraser's Magazine by Robert Louis Stevenson (1882)
"This, with the trisula over the gateways of Buddhist shrines, is a most interesting ... 355, shows that the trisula can be reduced to five old Pali letters, ..."
2. Report on the Elura Cave Temples and the Brahmanical and Jaina Caves in by James Burgess, Georg Bühler (1883)
"(4) Siva, four-armed, with the trisula in one of the left hands, and gandharvas above and other attendants below. (5) Siva dancing on a dwarf, ..."
3. The Rock Temples of Elurâ Or Verul by James Burgess (1877)
"A Siva (Bhupal Bhairava) with only a ribbon over his thighs, trisula over his right shoulder ... The same with trisula, Nandi, and a figure worshipping him. ..."
4. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1882)
"When it first appeared, and for centuries afterwards, the shape was that of a trisula, the point of distinction being, that the three members did ..."
5. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1865)
"Presented by JC Bowring, Esq. Genus trisula. trisula, Moore, Cat. Lep. Mas. EIC ii. 420. ... Presented by the Secretary of the India Board, trisula ..."
6. On the Meaning and Origin of the Fylfot and Swastika by Robert Philips Greg (1884)
"In Tibet the trisula has four prongs. The vajra is said to be the thunderbolt of India, but at all events it is a very old symbol. ..."